The 30-share index, which had lost 1,368.40 points in the previous five sessions, recovered by 151.62 points, or 0.54 percent, at 27,827.66 as buying in stocks of realty, banking, capital goods, oil & gas, healthcare, FMCG and auto sectors, positively impacted the trading sentiments.

Also, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty regained the 8,400-mark by rising 45.45 points, or 0.54 percent, at 8,423.20.

Brokers said value-based buying in bluechips after recent losses amid a firming trend in other Asian markets, helped the domestic trading sentiments.

Besides, recovery in the rupee and data showing foreign funds made heavy purchases on the bourses in Tuesday's trade, triggered buying by investors, they added.     

Meanwhile, the rupee was trading seven paise higher at 62.78 against the dollar in morning trade on Wednesday.

Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up by 0.54 percent while Japan's Nikkei gained 1.08 percent in morning trade.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average, however, ended 0.47 percent lower in Tuesday's trade.

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